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Area manufacturers gather to celebrate manufacturing

Keynote speaker will be Amy Walstien, executive director of Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association, who will be speaking on “New Opportunities in Employment-Based Training.” Admission is $15 per person and includes a continental breakfast. Register and learn more by visiting www.BridgesConnection.org/mfg. Space is limited. Walstien leads an organization representing over 330 members dedicated to driving success for the manufacturing industry. She ...

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Solano in-home caregivers recruitment session set

Solano in-home caregivers recruitment session set Benicia FAIRFIELD — The In-Home Support Services Public Authority will host its final paid caregiver recruitment session for this calendar year on Wednesday. The session will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room at 2101 Courage Drive. “We’re working on scheduling IHSS caregiver recruitment sessions for 2018, but that is still several months away ...

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Talen Horton-Tucker keeps Illini in top 7

CHAMPAIGN, IL – FEBRUARY 13: Illinois Fighting Illini fans cheer during the game against the Purdue Boilermakers at Assembly Hall on February 13, 2011 in Champaign, Illinois. Purdue defeated Illinois 81-70. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) Illinois Football: Illini land in Marquez Beason’s top 6 by Rees Woodcock The Illinois basketball team has yet to sign a class of 2018 ...

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Dirty deeds of basketball recruiting is no surprise

When Ole Miss began piling up 5-star football recruits like ricks of wood, we became suspicious. When Donald Trump criticized NFL players at a campaign-style rally in Alabama, we expected backlash. When Arkansas lost to Texas A&M for the sixth consecutive time, we knew the seat would become hotter for the Razorbacks coach. But nothing was as easy to predict ...

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UND entrepreneur programs face time of transition

Bruce Gjovig, who founded the center and served as its longtime CEO, was pushed into retirement in the spring. Tim O’Keefe, former chair and executive director of the school, left the university last summer through a voluntary separation agreement. Early plans to replace the two envisioned their positions being combined into one executive post to oversee the bulk of UND’s ...

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Wales needs to up its game on entrepreneurship or risk falling further behind says business start-up expert

Wales needs to up its game in terms of nascent entrepreneurship and levels of growth capital raised, says the founder of one of Wales’ leading locations for start-up firms. Speaking at the first meeting in a new season of Cardiff Breakfast Club , Gareth Jones, of Caerphilly-based Welsh ICE (Innovation Centre for Enterprise), said that more people in Wales needed ...

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Entrepreneurs encourage UW students to ‘go for it’ | Madison Wisconsin Business News

Dreaming big can pay off — if you are passionate and persistent. That was the message from four University of Wisconsin alumni who told their stories to several hundred students Thursday night at the Wisconsin Entrepreneurship Showcase at Gordon Commons. Alex Kubicek, co-founder and CEO of Understory, said he was told over and over that his idea for a network ...

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ZipRecruiter, Dispatch team up on employment ads – News – The Columbus Dispatch

The Columbus Dispatch The Dispatch is now working with ZipRecruiter to provide greater impact for businesses advertising to hire employees. ZipRecruiter, a rapidly growing online employment marketplace, and GateHouse Media, the parent company of The Dispatch, have announced a partnership that makes ZipRecruiter the exclusive recruitment advertising partner for all GateHouse Media publications. The partnership, in 550 markets across the U.S., ...

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Durian feast at entrepreneurship expo – Borneo Bulletin Online

|     Azlan Othman     | THE Youth Entreprenuership Expo 2017 – organised by Star Bugs Event Management – was further enlivened yesterday with a durian buffet held at the surrounding areas of the Indoor Stadium in Berakas. The durian feast has been a huge hit, attracting up to 1,000 “King of Fruits” lovers to the expo, with the durians ...

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Commentary: Helping start-ups and entrepreneurs, the ‘new heroes’ of Singapore, succeed

SINGAPORE: “If a masochist is someone who loves pain, what do you call someone who loves huge amounts of pain?”  This is a frequent ice-breaker question I pose to my entrepreneurship class at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Usually some brave student would venture an answer: “An entrepreneur?” “Why?”  “Because entrepreneurs are supposed to have a tough life filled ...

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